The 2023 WPV Sitting Volleyball World Cup began with one match on Sunday in Cairo, Egypt. The occasion was launched with a gap ceremony earlier than hosts Egypt took on Iraq within the first match of the boys’s competitors.
Egypt delighted their dwelling crowd, beginning their World Cup bid with a 3-0 (25-17, 25-11, 25-23) win over Iraq.
On Sunday, November 12, Iraq will play one other match in opposition to African aspect Rwanda in Group A at 10:00 native time, adopted by the encounter of Japan and Algeria at 11:30 in Group B. The subsequent schedule match is in Group C with two Asian sides up, China and India, up in opposition to one another at 13:30, and two Group D matches, with Germany going through Britain at 15:00 and Ukraine enjoying France at 17:00.
The ladies’s event will open on Sunday, beginning with the match between China and Mongolia at 10:30, adopted by the encounter between Rwanda and Germany at 12:00 in Group E. Group F matches will begin at 14:00, that includes world champions Brazil in opposition to European squad Netherlands, after which the encounter between European powerhouses Slovenia and Ukraine shall be performed at 15:30. The ultimate match shall be a conflict between Mongolia and Rwanda at 17:30.
The World Cup is a Paris 2024 Paralympic qualifier, the place one berth per gender is obtainable for the winner or the very best positioned non-qualified group of the event.
Ten groups have certified to this point for the Paris 2024 Paralympics, together with France (M and W) as hosts, world champions Iran (M) and Brazil (W), Asian champions Kazakhstan (M) and China (W), European champions Bosnia and Herzegovina (M) and Italy (W), and Pan American champions Brazil (M) and United States (W).
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